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NDAA 2013 - Indefinite detention without trial is back

Lawmakers in Washington have stripped an amendment from next year’s National Defense Authorization Act that could have kept the government from indefinitely detaining US citizens without charge or trial.

Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Carl Levin (D-Michigan) told reporters on Tuesday that an amendment to the 2013 defense spending bill approved only two weeks earlier had been removed. That amendment, authored by Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-California), was pitched as a solution to a clause in the current NDAA that allows for the indefinite detention of US citizens without due process or habeas corpus.

Full story: http://rt.com/usa/news/ndaa-indefinite-detention-trial-403/

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This bill is so evil. Isnt obama guilty of it?


lets promote Gun Control then strip an amendment off a bill, not the whole bill just that one part we dont like.

This is hands down Tyranny at its core.

His name is Edward Snowden

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